I am still new to freelancing, even though I have over a decade of experience in editing, proofreading and fact-checking. Add my experience as an Executive or Adminstrative Assistant, and I am a very well-rounded person.
I believe there is a bookworm gene somewhere in my DNA, becuase I have not stopped reading, especially if there are good stories to be had out there. But not every author can edit their own work; that is where I come in. I am the fresh eyes and new pen to the story. Whether it is simply catching the odd error or